He called 'em as he saw 'em. During a 26-year career as a major-league umpire, Al Clark established a reputation as a fair and innovative arbiter who ran afoul of Major League Baseball because of his independence. He's remained close to the game since as an author, broadcaster, and after-dinner speaker. Al has also maintained close times to the game, its personalities, and its changing landscape. Catch his take on the 2017 Braves, and the rest of baseball, when he visits BRAVES BANTER Thursday, June 1, at 7p EDT. Listen live on iTunes and BlogTalkRadio.com as the outspoken official talks to Dan Schlossberg and Jason Hyman in a provocative half-hour.